Like a manifesto in pieces, or something
John has been working with words and making the internet better for twenty years. He currently manages content development and marketing for the Missouri Botanical Garden and produces The Hourchive and Long Weekend podcasts.
He has also curated content for Tumblr, appeared among VSCO’s featured creators, interviewed Elvira (twice), and been seen shirtless playing Bruce Banner more than 8 million times on YouTube.
Press & Appearances
The Advent Calendar House Podcast (Guest Host, December 2018)
Social Media: What’s It Good For? (Panelist, American Public Gardens Association 2018 Conference, June 2018)
5 Social Media Takeaways from Companies Like the Four Seasons, Six Flags and Missouri Botanical Garden (St. Louis Business Journal, June 2014)
Social Media Club STL: Social Media + Tourism (Panelist, April 2013)
Nice Things People Have Said About John
"If Kevin Smith and O. Henry had an offspring, it would be John Dedeke."
-David Levithan, Editor | PUSH
"John not only gets the job done but makes sure everyone has fun doing it."
-Chris O' Brien, Marketing Communications Writer | Aspect
"That guy is the fine line between genius and insanity."
-Julie Burchett*, Executive Marketing Manager | Elsevier